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  1. Dave Smith honored by CoSIDARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Hokiesports.com

    ... done it all and seen it all. After his graduation from Virginia Tech in 1970, Smith took a job as the SID at Ferrum College, a JUCO not far from his hometown of Roanoke, Virginia. After a year there, the newlywed Smith took a "higher paying" job at ...

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  2. Liberty girls tennis season preview: New coach hopeful after winless 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Fauquier.com

    ... Grace Miller Elementary. A native of southern Virginia, Burgess played tennis at Patrick County High and at Ferrum College, graduating in 2013. She was an LHS assistant last year, working part-time with head coach Otis Jones. At age 24, Burgess is ...

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  3. CNU first football season in new conference presents challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Christopher Newport University's quarterback Marcus Morrast runs in for a touchdow against Ferrum College at CNU on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Photo courtesy Jesse Hutcheson, CNU OCPR No Mags, No Sales, No Internet, No TV Christopher Newport University's quarterback Marcus Morrast runs in for a touchdow against Ferrum College at CNU on Saturday, October 4, 2014.

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  4. Ferrum College launches online degreeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Franklin News-Post

    Courtesy Photo: Ferrum College, which has its own police force, has launched an online bachelor's degree program in criminal justice, designed for students who have earned a two-year degree and wish to work in law enforcement, corrections or law. Ferrum College has launched a fully accredited Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science Online Degree Completion Program, which is designed to prepare students with applied science degrees in criminal justice for enhanced careers in law, law enforcement, corrections and social science research.

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  5. Ferrum College and YMCA to host colorful fundraiserRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Franklin News-Post

    ... event. The colored "chalk" is actually cornstarch that is 100 percent safe for people and the environment. Ferrum College and the Franklin County Family YMCA will host a colorful fundraising event, Put Cuffs On Cancer "Chalk It Up" 5K & Festival, on ...

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  6. Court Day revival planned for JuneRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Franklin News-Post

    ... of business locations on both Franklin and South Main streets. Rex Stephenson, a retired drama professor at Ferrum College and founder of the Jack Tale Players, will lead a cast of actors in the re-enactment of a mock trial that took place in the ...

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  7. Ohio State students rank at the top for recording their green practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Lantern

    MyActions on Campus, a social networking site dedicated to highlighting environmentally sustainable actions of students, recently placed OSU on its list of gold-level schools. OSU, along with three other colleges - Ferrum College in Ferrum, Va., Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pa.

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  8. Ferrum College celebrates successful centennial campaignRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Franklin News-Post

    Ferrum College has raised more than $28 million in the most successful fundraising effort in the school's 1---year history. With the official campaign close still months away on June 30, the college is celebrating having reached and exceeded its campaign goals in a record amount of time.

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  9. 'Something just doesn't add up' with an imploding college's financialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... that figure in context: Hollins University has an endowment of $180 million and seems to be doing just fine. Ferrum College has an endowment of only $50 million and it's been increasing enrollment - which also seems to run counter to Jones' other ...

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  10. eIntern Looks to Grow Its Exclusive Pool of IT Professionals -...Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | PR.com

    ... from 14 different area colleges and universities including eIntern academic partners Radford University and Ferrum College. Students who accept an offer for employment, as early as sophomore year, undergo a couple of years of training while ...

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  11. Ferrum College to offer oxen driving, training workshopsRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Franklin News-Post

    Courtesy Photo: Ferrum College will offer a weekend of hands-on workshops at Oxen in the Blue Ridge, June 12 - 14 at the Blue Ridge Institute and Farm Museum. Though a rare sight now, the ox was once a common farming and logging animal in Virginia.

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  12. Piedmont women's lacrosse gets big road winRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Piedmont College women's lacrosse team took its second USA South victory in the last three days with a 12-7 win over Ferrum College earlier today in Virginia. Holding a 2-goal lead at the break, Piedmont's defense stood up to the task holding Ferrum to seven scores, tied for the Panthers' season-low in scoring output.

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  13. Patrick County clerk to seek re-electionRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... funding to defray maintenance costs, said Gasperini. A lifelong resident of Patrick County and a graduate of Ferrum College, Gasperini is a member of the Virginia Court Clerks' Association and has served as its treasurer. She also has received ...

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  14. Piedmont women's lacrosse take down Greensboro CollegeRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... a league opener in the program history. The Lady Lions will be back in action when the team travels to play Ferrum College this Saturday in Virginia. Game time for the March 7 contest is set for 11:00 am with live stats provided by the Office of ...

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  15. Virginia's Forgotten Canneries' exhibition at BRIRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Franklin News-Post

    ... This legacy is explored in a new gallery exhibition Virginia's Forgotten Canneries: A History in Labels at Ferrum College's Blue Ridge Institute (BRI) & Museum. To tell its story, Virginia's Forgotten Canneries features over 300 vintage Virginia ...

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  16. Piedmont women's hoops season comes to an end in USA South lossRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Piedmont College women's basketball team saw its 2014-15 season come to a close Thursday, falling 66-49 to Ferrum College in the USA South Championship Tournament hosted in Maryville, Tenn. Ferrum entered the quarterfinal contest as the No.

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  17. Pugilist Pike packs powerful punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Washington Square News

    ... Regional in hopes of advancing to the National Championships. The East Regional will take place on March 1 at Ferrum College in Roanoke, Virginia.

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  18. Not many changes for districts at the ArmoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Times Leader

    ... nationals at regional tournaments on Feb. 28 and March 1. King's and Wilkes will be at the East Regional at Ferrum College in Roanoke, Va. Speaking of the Monarchs and Colonels, they meet Thursday night at 7 at King's in their annual rivalry ...

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  19. Jamison to run for seat on county board of supervisorRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Franklin News-Post

    ... community and business leaders to develop a plan to bring more economic growth to the Blue Ridge District. "Ferrum College is a great partner for the county in revitalizing downtown Ferrum," Jamison said. "We need to continue to build infrastructure ...

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  20. Bishop McDevitt LB Que'Shawn Jenkins finds correct fit at University of DelawareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | PennLive.com

    ... 4-3, which I believe is the best defense for me to play in." Head coach Dave Brock, a former linebacker at Ferrum College, will deploy Jenkins at outside linebacker, a position the 6-1, 235-pounder is constructed to play. Jenkins, who had serious ...

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